Lead Ground Segment Software Engineer

Job Description

A truly unique opportunity for an experienced Ground Segment / Ground Station Software Engineer to take the next step in your career journey and join a pioneering and innovative space company that is growing quickly worldwide

As Lead Ground Segment Software Engineer you will lead and support team of highly passionate and talented software engineers who are designing, developing, validating and maintaining Ground Segment Software subsystems for space companies missions, together with

  • Generating and updating the Software related documentation.
  • Participating in the design of the systems including:
    • Requirements capture, definition, tailoring, analysis and conversion to use cases and stories.
    • Development support and solution testing.
    • Definition of Software Engineering approaches to apply in the developments
    • Participate and or support the Ground Segment verification, validation and integration.
    • Support in the Mission System Test and or Simulation campaigns.
    • Support the Operations team to resolve technical issues and providing advice on best practice.


For the Lead Ground Segment Software Engineer you will:

  • Be educated to BSc/MSc or equivalent in Computer Science, Telecommunications, or other relevant engineering discipline.
  • Have several years industry experience in software development and software engineering.
  • Have several years industry experience in the design and development of satellite user or ground segment products and technologies.
  • Have good knowledge of C/C++, Java and or Python programming languages.
  • Have experience of Linux system administration, shell scripts, make, etc.
  • Have experience in development on Linux systems.
  • Have experience with Mission Control Systems, preferably based on SCOS-2000.
  • Have good overall knowledge of the main components of a ground segment and how they interact between them.
  • Have ability to lead small team of software engineers.
  • Have knowledge of ECSS standards.


Our client is an equal opportunity employer who are committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity. As a people focussed company they are supportive in developing careers further. As Lead Ground Segment Software Engineer you will be rewarded with  a very competitive salary and great range of benefits

Ground Segment | Ground Station | Software Development | Linux | Java | Software Engineer | Python | C / C++ |  SCOS-200 | Mission Control Systems | ECSS


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